Senator Ibikunle Amosun Eulogises Late Otunba Michael Olasubomi Balogun

Former Governor of Ogun State and Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Ibikunle Amosun has mourned the passage of the late Otunba Olasubomi BALOGUN who passed on on Friday 19th May 2023 at the age of 89.

Senator Amosun in a statement described the late Olori Omoba of Ijebuland as a great Nigerian, a banker extraordinaire, entrepreneur of no mean order, culture icon, impeccable fashionista, and unparalleled philanthropist who made indelible marks on the sand of times.

Amosun noted that Otunba Olasubomi’s life and times was garlanded and signposted by significant accomplishments, as a Commercial lawyer by training, he pioneered the securities sub sector within the financial institutions when he floated the highly successful City Securities Ltd (CSL), the precursor to First City Merchant Bank, which later metamorphosed to First City Monument Bank.

The former governor commiserated with the wife of the deceased Olori Abimbola Balogun, the children, family members, the Awujale of Ijebu Land, the entire Ijebu Royal Court and all those left behind to mourn this great loss and prayed that the soul of Otunba Olasubomi Balogun finds eternal rest at the bosom of his Creator.


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